Movies like Colette

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Colette (2018)
 6.8
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Plot: nobel prize, novelist, exploitation, ghost writer, open marriage, libertine, bisexuality, adulterer, carriage, countryside, branding, play, sex scene, infidelity, lesbian kiss, husband wife relationship, large format camera, artist
Place: paris france

Most similar movies to Colette

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and captivating films with plots about husband wife relationship, runaway, mentor, storytelling, destiny, catastrophe and brutality mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Colette: The Duchess (2008), The Devils (1971), Pride (2014), The Lion in Winter (1968), 12 Years a Slave (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 70K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: emotional, sexy, realistic, touching, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, high society, aristocracy, mistress, family problems, love and romance, marriage, destiny, adultery, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.9
 11K
The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: sexual, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: convent, nun, hysteria, clergy, surrealism, sexual abuse, controversy, priest, torture, inquisition, catholic church, supernatural ability ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 45K
Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, lesbian couple, labor union, unlikely partners, lgbt, injustice, society, social relations, gays and lesbians, gay, social decay, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: england, europe, wales, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Lion in Winter (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: witty, talky, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: king, throne, mistress, christmas, queen, family relations, royal family, infidelity, homoeroticism, spear, castle, political intrigue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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12 Years a Slave (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, emotional, rough, brutal ...
Plot: slavery, life is a bitch, racism, interracial relations, freedom, master and servant, confined, survival, blacks and whites, torture, injustice, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 11K
Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: murder, throne, tragedy, violence, guilt, warrior, queen, kingdom, sword duel, battlefield, ambush, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, destiny, state affairs, disability, doctors and patients, speech, head of state, radio, historical character, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, 30s, pre world war two, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, scotland, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Burton and Taylor (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: actor's life, hollywood, couple relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couples, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, love, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Churchill's Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.
Plot: historical figure, political leader, political cover up, political party, winston churchill, husband wife relationship, secret, speech, nurse, beach, cigar smoking, prime minister ...
Time: 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and notorious ladies man, flouted convention all his life, but never more brazenly than in his last years when, swimming in vodka and unwilling to face his mortality, he undertook a liaison with an ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, womanizer, movie star, hollywood, actor's life, forbidden love, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, year 1960 ...
Place: los angeles, new york, usa, cuba, vancouver british columbia canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 27K
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, rape, french, lifestyle, heresy, muse, false accusation, model, monk, painting, confession ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: spain, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 95K
Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: talky, clever, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: journalism, reporter, politics, president, scandal, lie, loneliness, tv show, politician, journalist, head of state, usa president ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1977, year 1974
Place: california, usa, sydney australia, australia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mary Queen of Scots (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Mary Stuart attempts to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: royal family, intrigue, cousin cousin relationship, betrayal, rivalry, political unrest, female prisoner, cousin, queen elizabeth i, royal court, state affairs, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century
Place: england, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 26K
Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, rise and fall, government, vietnam war, political corruption, campaign, election, head of state, presidential election, usa president, historical figure, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel ...
Style: epic, sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: pope, infidelity, clergy, battle zone, politics, tragic hero, human spirit, tragic love, ambition, artist, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1960s, 1500s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: husband wife relationship, politician, politics, u.s. president, industry, banking, democracy, american history, diplomacy
Time: 1790s, 1780s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 17K
Truth (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather, Mary Mapes believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, intense, tense, suspense ...
Plot: tv reporter, political scandal, presidential election, politics, fired from the job, computer, u.s. president, ends with biographical notes, american politics, tv broadcast, election, husband wife relationship ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 75K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: president, racism, civil rights, politics, african american, idealism, leadership, human spirit, protest march, rebelliousness, discrimination, political unrest ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963, year 1965 ...
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 83K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, factual, serious ...
Plot: queen, historical character, political intrigue, rise to the top, head of state, royal court, royal family, queen elizabeth i, politics, historical figure, palaces castles and temples, treason ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, rome italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 40K
Bobby (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, hotel, senator, political unrest, kitchen, vietnam war, corruption, anti war, campaign, reporter, racial slur, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: california, los angeles, usa, vietnam, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Emma Smith: My Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: By the side of a founder of a new faith was a woman of undeniable courage.
Plot: prophet, religion, arrest, lynch mob, death of child, prayer, female protagonist, faith, husband wife relationship, mormonism, religious leader, mormon ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 25K
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: artist, infidelity, painting, jazz, addiction, rise and fall, falling in love, relationship problems, success, alcohol abuse, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s, year 1949 ...
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, love triangle, infidelity, soldier, romance, pregnancy, war, intrigue, couple relations, friendship, love affair, countryside ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn.
Style: talky, serious, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: king, infidelity, betrayal, ambition, frame up, tragic hero, romance, british history, politics, blind ambition, intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, 1930s, 18th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Harlot's Progress (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama looking at artist William Hogarth and his relationship with the prostitute that inspired his most famous piece.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual
Plot: prostitute, starvation, dominatrix, adultery, orphan, brothel, jail, courtesan, artists and showbiz, couples, power relations, reform ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 5K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Plot: infidelity, secrets, wife husband relationship, novelist, affair, nobel prize, professor, extramarital affair, talent, adulterous husband, revelation, marriage ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, year 1992, 1950s
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, rescue, anti semitism, survival, genocide, war, against humanity, confined, concentration camp, nazism, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, fascism, couple relations, british history, state affairs, war, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, love affair, battles, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Day Reagan Was Shot is a 2001 film made for television directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss as Alexander Haig and Richard Crenna as Ronald Reagan.
Style: semi serious, disturbing, realistic, biting
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, white house, head of state, assassination of president, chaos and mayhem, political conspiracy, political corruption, americana, media, state affairs, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 21
Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Plot: retro, communist, moral dilemma, statue, memorial, communism, sculptor, european history, artist, husband wife relationship, suicide, monument ...
Time: 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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